Argentina’s Consumer Price Index increased by 2.8 percent on a monthly basis in September 2020, accelerating from a 2.7 percent gain in the previous month and above market expectations of a 2.7 percent rise. It was the highest monthly inflation rate since March mostly driven by liquor & tobacco (4.3 percent vs 1.3 percent in August); transport (3.6 percent vs 2.8 percent) and health (3.5 percent vs 2.4 percent). In contrast, cost slowed for food & beverages (3.0 percent vs 3.5 percent); utilities (1.5 percent vs 2.3 percent); home maintenance & equipment (2.6 percent vs 3.5 percent); recreation & culture (1.9 percent vs 3.3 percent); communications (0.1 percent vs 0.3 percent) and education (0.3 percent vs 0.8 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices jumped 36.6 percent in September, easing from a 40.7 percent gain in the prior month.

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina averaged 2.45 percent from 2014 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 6.50 percent in April of 2016 and a record low of 0.20 percent in August of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC)

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina is expected to be 3.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina to stand at 2.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Argentina Inflation Rate MoM is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2021 and 1.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Argentina Inflation Rate MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.80 2.70 6.50 0.20 2014 - 2020 percent Monthly
NSA, 2016=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-15 07:00 PM Jun 2.2% 1.5% 1.8% 1.7%
2020-08-13 07:00 PM Jul 1.9% 2.2% 2.3% 2.4%
2020-09-16 07:00 PM Aug 2.7% 1.9% 2.8% 2.5%
2020-10-14 07:00 PM Sep 2.8% 2.7% 2.7% 2.9%
2020-11-12 07:00 PM Oct 2.8% 2.9%
2020-12-11 07:00 PM Nov


News Stream
Argentina Monthly Inflation Rate Rises More than Expected in September
Argentina’s Consumer Price Index increased by 2.8 percent on a monthly basis in September 2020, accelerating from a 2.7 percent gain in the previous month and above market expectations of a 2.7 percent rise. It was the highest monthly inflation rate since March mostly driven by liquor & tobacco (4.3 percent vs 1.3 percent in August); transport (3.6 percent vs 2.8 percent) and health (3.5 percent vs 2.4 percent). In contrast, cost slowed for food & beverages (3.0 percent vs 3.5 percent); utilities (1.5 percent vs 2.3 percent); home maintenance & equipment (2.6 percent vs 3.5 percent); recreation & culture (1.9 percent vs 3.3 percent); communications (0.1 percent vs 0.3 percent) and education (0.3 percent vs 0.8 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices jumped 36.6 percent in September, easing from a 40.7 percent gain in the prior month.
2020-10-14
Argentina Inflation Accelerates in August
Argentina’s Consumer Price Index increased by 2.7 percent on a monthly basis in August 2020, accelerating from a 1.7 percent increase in July. The highest inflation rates were observed in home maintenance & equipment (3.5 percent), food & beverages (3.5 percent), and recreation & culture (3.3 percent). In contrast, the lowest paces were recorded in communications (0.3 percent), education (0.8 percent), and liquor & tobacco (1.3 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices jumped 40.7 percent in August, softening from 42.4 percent in July.
2020-09-16
Argentina Inflation Rate Slows to 1.9% MoM
Argentina’s Consumer Price Index increased by 1.9 percent on a monthly basis in July 2020, softening from a 2.2 percent increase in June. The highest inflation rates were observed in home maintenance & equipment (3.9 percent), clothing & footwear (3.3 percent), and recreation & culture (3.3 percent). In contrast, the lowest paces were recorded in education (0.1 percent), communications (0.7 percent), and utilities (1 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices jumped 42.4 percent in July, down from 42.8 percent in June.
2020-08-13
Argentina Inflation Climbs to 2.2% MoM
Argentina’s Consumer Price Index climbed 2.2 percent on a monthly basis in June 2020 compared to a 1.5 percent increase in May. The three-month high was mainly explained by a 6.6 percent jump in clothing and footwear, in turn nudged higher by seasonal goods. Also, prices recreation & culture went up 4.2 percent. In contrast, the key food & beverages component advanced 1 percent. Meanwhile, prices for restaurants & hotels rose by 2.2 percent but some categories were excluded due to shutdowns. On an annual basis, consumer prices jumped 42.8 percent in June, down from 43.4 percent in May.
2020-07-15

Argentina Inflation Rate MoM
Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.